Letov S-1 (SH 1) & S-2 (SM 1)

Reconnaissance Biplane

Letov S-2, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, 16, Letecke Muzeum Kbely © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Letov S-1 (SH 1) & S-2 (SM 1) are single-engine two-seat reconnaissance biplane aircraft produced by the Czechoslovak manufacturer Letov.
The S-1 (SH 1) was powered by a 230 hp (172 kW) Hiero L engine. The S-2 (SM 1) by a 260 hp (194 kW) Maybach Mb.Iva engine. The SM A 1 is a civil variant for one or two passengers.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelMaybach Mb IVa
Engine Power194 kW260 hp
max. Cruise Speed165 km/h89 kts
  102 mph
Speed191 km/h103 kts
  119 mph
Service Ceiling6.500 m21.325 ft
Range648 km350 NM
403 mi.
Empty Weight970 kg2.138 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.492 kg3.289 lbs
Wing Span13,02 m42 ft 9 in
Wing Area36,2 m390 ft
Length8,52 m27 ft 11 in
Height3,31 m10 ft 10 in
First Flight04/1920
Production Statusout of production
Total Production> 100
Data for (Version)Letov S-2

[Photo-ID: 10513] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Letov S-2, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, 16, c/n 16, Karsten Palt, 2014Letov
S-2
Czechoslovak Army Air Force
Reg.: 16
c/n: 16
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 10514] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Letov S-2, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, 16, c/n 16, Karsten Palt, 2014Letov
S-2
Czechoslovak Army Air Force
Reg.: 16
c/n: 16
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]